NIO Inc. ("NIO" or the "Company") (NYSE: NIO) today announced that Mr. Wei Feng is joining the Company as its new chief financial officer (CFO), effectiveNovember 18, 2019.
William Li, NIO's founder, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "On behalf of the Board of Directors and management team, I am excited to welcome Mr. Feng toNIO. His financial and operational experience in the automotive-related fields, together with an impressive track record in equity research, makes him an excellent choice to lead our finance teams. Particularly with his deep insight into the automotive industry, I am confident Wei will be an invaluable asset to NIO as we continue to execute toward our long-term vision."
Mr. Feng brings to NIO nearly 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. Prior to joining NIO, Mr. Feng served as managing director and head of the auto and auto parts research team at China International Capital Corporation where he was recognized with multiple international distinctions, including the best auto and auto parts analyst by both Asiamoney and Institutional Investor's All-China Research Team Poll, and the No. 1 stock picker in the category of automobiles in Asia by Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards. Prior to China International Capital Corporation, Mr. Feng served as an equity analyst at Everbright Securities Co. Ltd.from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Feng's career also includes more than 5 years' working experience within the ZF Group where he participated in numerous corporate efforts. Mr. Feng received his bachelor's degree in Engineering from the Department of Automotive Engineering at Tsinghua University, and his master's degree in Automotive System Engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Germany and Tsinghua University in China jointly.